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A Kind Stranger

It’s nice to wake up, grope through the morning’s routine, and encounter a kind stranger. Yes, it’s nice to remember that there are kind people out in the world. Some days, going to work in the ¬†mire, people about me … Continue reading

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Colfax Ave.

We turned West onto Colfax Ave., a notorious avenue, and the first thing we saw after crossing the interstate was an ambulance. Approaching I could see two medics, arms akimbo, talking expressively with each other while a teenage boy lay … Continue reading

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Where We’re Going

We never intended to get into the correctional career, but as it so happened, my husband took a job as a correctional officer in a neighboring state so that we can establish ourselves as residents there. I am mildly curious … Continue reading

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I Am Not an Ambulance Driver

When my husband worked for an ambulance service as an EMT, I learned that medics resent being called ambulance drivers. One of the older partners in the company is also an artist who has published a series of comic books … Continue reading

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Thai Peanut Sauce

The results are in: Thai Peanut Sauce was a hit. My student’s bunkie now begs him to make it every other day.¬†

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Chili Peppers

One of the unfortunate side-effects of my job is my new intolerance for preparing hot peppers. A couple years ago I joined in the pepper frenzy of our state and bought a bushel of green chili peppers. For three hours … Continue reading

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Cake and Insurance

If I had been writing a story, I would have drawn your attention to the white car parked in the only entrance to the car sales lot, the very car sales lot that my daughter, when we were new to … Continue reading

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